News: December 0

“Oh give Thanks!” Family Harvest Dinner

“Come Lord Jesus be our guest” reverberated throughout the dining room on Saturday as families said grace. Heritage of Emerson hosted its annual Family Harvest Dinner on Saturday, November 12th. Residents hosted their families for a traditional Thanksgiving style dinner. For many of the residents it’s like “Thankful Christmas.” The families are able to gather […]

Grillin’ and Chillin’

Once upon a Friday late in summer… Just as the story goes, we took advantage of one of last days of summer to head out to the lake for an enjoyable time.  The large group of residents and team members spent leisurely hours at the Kramper Lake and Danish Alps Recreation Area. Pelicans, geese, ducks […]

Glo in the Dark

Heritage of  Emerson held a 5K Glo Fun Run/Walk this past month. The fundraising event earned $1000. Matching funds will be given by Vetter Senior Living Foundation. The event was held to raise money for Emersons Wellness Committee. We would like to thank the Emerson Wellness Committee and all those who came out for the […]

See You At The Fair!

“I loved everything!” Now that is a perfect answer when asking our residents what they enjoyed about the fair. The warm summer day was spent touring the exhibit buildings; 4H, Open Class, Community and Commercial booths. The day included taking in attractions such as the antique tractors and equipment as well as the old train […]

30 years of service recognized.

Cindy Hingst has been serving residents for 30 years at Heritage of Emerson. Working in housekeeping and laundry, she has dedicated herself to making sure the resident’s home and clothing are clean neat and well taken care of. Cindy and her husband live on a farm in rural Emerson. She was recognized for her dedication […]

Last Splash of Summer

Heritage of Emerson hosted a Friday Family Fun Kids Day. Team Members children and grandchildren visited Heritage of Emerson for an exciting afternoon. It all began with an interactive picnic lunch. Playing outdoors in a bounce house, on a slip and slide or kiddie pool were a few of the fun activities the group took […]

Heritage of Emerson Receives Recognition In Local Parades

Team members put their heads, hearts and hands to good use in creating the float. Launching the thought process, they fired off with the National Nursing Home Week theme for this year “It’s a small world with a big heart.” The float featured a heart with the center cut out and a globe spinning on […]

Painting Social

Residents, guests and team members gathered to paint door decorations. Painting parties are a social trend and the fun was brought to Heritage of Emerson. DeAndra , host of “Door Social”, brought her supplies to share. She coached the group on the painting process as they designed their very own door decor. Each artist created […]

World Class Travelers

For the second year in a row, Heritage of Emerson residents have made the 100 mile trip to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo. Eight residents and eight team members /volunteers, braved the warm June day. They went with a sense of adventure and desire to see, learn and feel all they could about the environment and […]

Blooming with excitement!

The latest outing by Heritage of Emerson residents was to the Orange City, Ia. Tulip Festival. Orange City, Ia. Is about 75 miles north of Emerson and is host to an annual Tulip Festival. The Dutch community is in full bloom with cultural events during the three day time span. Residents experienced traditional Dutch foods […]